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Yahoo Inc. is holding out hope that there are ways it can thwart Microsoft Corp.'s unsolicited $44.6 billion takeover offer, including the emergence of a rival bidder or a business tie-up with Google Inc. that might allow it to remain independent, people familiar with the matter say.
Antitrust experts say Google's latitude to do even a business deal with Yahoo is minimal because of likely regulatory concerns. At Microsoft, optimism is growing that the $31-a-share offer for Yahoo that it made public Friday will go through in the absence of rival bids, people ...
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Business software units of Yahoo Inc and Google Inc are introducing beefed-up versions of their Web-based software that compete with Microsoft Outlook, offering yet another clue why Microsoft Corp made a $45 billion unsolicited bid for Yahoo.
In the search market, a combined Microsoft-Yahoo would have about 33 percent of the market, still trailing Google’s 58 percent,
But in Web-based e-mail, comScore ranks Yahoo, with 256 million visitors worldwide in December, and Microsoft, with 255 million, as the top two providers. While there is bound to be overlap among users of the companies’ e-mail services, a combined Microsoft-Yahoo would command a much larger share than Google, which comScore ranks in third place with 90 million visitors in December.
Yahoo and Microsoft rank
No. 1 and 2 in financial news,
No. 2 and No. 1 in instant messaging
Latest Bid by Microsoft: Microsoft bids $45 billion for Yahoo
soure : nytimes, comscore,reuters, wallstreetjournal